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Burger Culture

279 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9020
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (21 reviews)
“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“burger” (104 reviews)
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American, Bar, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My truffle burger was fine though not exceptional, but the vibe and service was great and I'd happily eat there again.

Thank trevorjmorrison
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice atmosphere with great staff. But food was a bit underwhelming, certainly no more better then Burgerfuel or the likes. Onion rings were amazing though

Thank JustPlaneMad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff. Awesome atmosphere. I had the "Snoop Hog" burger, it was so fresh and filling. I thought I would try a hardshake...it was basically just blacked spice rum with a bit of milk, it was perfect!

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and easy to get a table for a couple of families early on a Friday night. The burgers are OK, healthy and infinitely better than any chain but not up with Burgerfuel for example. Service was a bit slack after the initial orders. Don't...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner go every single week. The fries are amazing. Their burgers are innovative and creative and deliver every single time. The salted caramel donut is AMAZING. And the staff is so friendly and welcoming.

Thank Will B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fresh and tasty burger opinions..they bake their own buns and all ingredients in them are also delicious. The patties taste of really great quality meat.Thick and filling shakes, and doughnuts that look divine. The fries are really well cooked and come with a variety...More

Thank Jacki H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! The burgers are delicious - good quality meat! Don’t go here if you’re on a diet 😂 but such a great treat meal! Cocktails are great too!

Thank Izzy H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This burger place was awesome! The staff, the decor, the location, the beers on tap, the homemade sodas, and of course the burgers! Definetly would come back, and definetly will recommend!

1  Thank TyrrellNZ
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great food. Was just uncomfortable; felt rushed to leave table even though more food was coming. I could see they were busy and tried to order before groups at reserved tables came in but I was told to sit down and they would take the...More

Thank peekatfood
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I was part of a group staying in Nelson and we ate at/ordered from this burger place three out of the four nights. Fast, cheerful service for dining in and takeaways, and very understanding and helpful regarding food allergies. The burgers were amazing - more...More

1  Thank LiaS1430
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 9020
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Welcome to Burger Culture, Nelson's only dedicated burger joint that is fresh, handcrafted, and independent. The team is an amalgamation of people we have loved working with in the past with a passion for hospitality and drive for success. Family is one of our key values, and everyone who works here is a part of that.
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